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Sentry Xpress 4.0 Digital 3-key Ceramics Control Type

Sentry Xpress 4.0 Digital 3-Key Controller with Cone-Fire Mode

We simplify high-temperature firings so you can immerse yourself in creating breathtaking ware. The powerful little Sentry Xpress 4.0 micro processor is packed with features. On ceramic kilns, the controller includes Cone-Fire and 8-segment Ramp-Hold modes to give you amazing flexibility in firing your kiln.

Cone-Fire mode fires your clay and glazes to a pyrometric cone. Simply enter the recommended cone number and a firing speed of Fast, Medium, or Slow. Let the controller do the thinking for you. Ramp-Hold mode lets you program custom firings with up to 8 steps, or segments. Fire exotic glazes such as crystallines, or slow the cooling to enhance certain glazes. Enjoy brilliant colors that were once thought impossible in electric firing. Use Ramp-Hold for glass fusing, bead annealing, and customized ceramic firing.

(Note: Ramp-Hold and Cone-Fire on the Sentry Xpress 4.0 do not include all the features of the Sentry 2.0 12-key.)

Sentry Xpress 4.0 Features

  • Skip Segment skips past a segment during Ramp-Hold firing without having to stop the kiln to reprogram.
  • Hold maintains a specific temperature in both Cone-Fire and Ramp-Hold modes. Some artists use Hold to increase color saturation of china paints.
  • Add Hold Time during firing in either mode without having to stop the kiln to reprogram.
  • Change Target Temperature in Ramp-Hold during firing without having to stop the kiln to reprogram.
  • Program Review lets you check that the program you are about to fire is correct.
  • Temperature Alarm can be programmed to sound when the kiln reaches a specific temperature. Set the alarm to remind yourself to close a vented lid or to check the kiln before the expected shutoff time.
  • Storage Memory Ramp-Hold mode can store 4 programs.
  • Temperature Displaythroughout firing and cooling in your choice of °F or °C.
  • Error Messages report mechanical problems such as a disconnected thermocouple, stuck relay, temporary power failure during firing, or a broken element.
  • Delay programs a delay start time. Set the Delay to turn on the kiln later to suit your schedule.
  • Thermocouple Offset adjusts the thermocouple readout.
  • Quick Start Guide shows programming instructions for both firing modes. Place it on the wall near your kiln for easy reference.
  • Instruction Manual is written in plain English. This colorful, illustrated manual will guide you through each step.
  • 12 Month Warranty
  • LED Lights show whether you are in program, review, or firing mode.
  • Quick Release Molex Connectors on the back of the controller permit fast removal without tools.



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